The best times to visit Matsusaka for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 24th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Matsusaka Travel Info

Weather in Matsusaka

Temperature

Average temperatures in Matsusaka vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 26th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Matsusaka, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 90.8°F (32.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.3°F (25.2°C) at night.

Matsusaka Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Matsusaka Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Matsusaka Perceived Temperature (F)

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Matsusaka Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Matsusaka Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan48.741.835
Feb50.14336
Mar56.348.340.1
Apr6557.148.8
May73.966.358.8
Jun79.373.167.3
Jul86.980.675
Aug88.882.476.6
Sep82.77669.8
Oct73.266.259.4
Nov62.555.548.4
Dec53.346.239.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan9.35.41.7
Feb10.16.12.2
Mar13.59.14.5
Apr18.313.99.3
May23.319.114.9
Jun26.322.819.6
Jul30.52723.9
Aug31.62824.8
Sep28.224.421
Oct22.91915.2
Nov16.913.19.1
Dec11.87.94.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Matsusaka are January, December, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Matsusaka? Weather stations report a very small amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Matsusaka is often around around January 29th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Matsusaka.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Matsusaka (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan13%0.42
Feb21%0.42.8
Mar25%04.1
Apr27%05.3
May24%05.8
Jun31%08.7
Jul30%07.1
Aug26%05.7
Sep29%09.4
Oct23%07.2
Nov21%03.4
Dec15%02.3

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1315.1
Feb2117.1
Mar25010.4
Apr27013.5
May24014.7
Jun31022.1
Jul30018
Aug26014.5
Sep29023.9
Oct23018.3
Nov2108.6
Dec1505.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Matsusaka has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (51.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (70.2%).

Wind in Matsusaka is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by January and April. February’s average wind speed of around 7.8 knots (8.9 MPH or 14.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 15.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Matsusaka.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7.7Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Feb7.8Gentle breeze14.4Significant breeze
Mar7.7Gentle breeze14.7Significant breeze
Apr7.7Gentle breeze15Significant breeze
May7.6Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Jun6.7Light breeze12.9Significant breeze
Jul6.3Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
Aug6.7Light breeze12.5Significant breeze
Sep7.2Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
Oct6.3Light breeze12.2Significant breeze
Nov6.2Light breeze11.8Significant breeze
Dec7.5Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan51.3%
Feb52.3%
Mar52%
Apr54.6%
May58.3%
Jun69.3%
Jul70.2%
Aug68.6%
Sep65.3%
Oct60.1%
Nov57.5%
Dec51.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Matsusaka?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe, except in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are regional travel advisories for Japan; exercise normal security precautions and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 01, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Matsusaka, Japan is May, followed by October and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Matsusaka in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 82.7 in July means 82.7% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Matsusaka Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.2°F (24.6°C) and 52.9°F (11.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Matsusaka, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.3°F (29.6°C) and 58.9°F (14.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Matsusaka to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 55.8°F (13.2°C) and 48.3°F (9.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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